Eliza-Keating (Power) Caton (c.1772 – 1852)

March 27 […] In London, aged 80, Eliza-Keating, wife of the Rev. Richard Bewley Caton, A.M. of Binbrookwalk House, Line, and Carr House, east riding co. York, and youngest daughter of the late Redmond Power, of Whiteford, co. Waterford, esq. second son of Edmond Power, of Chancellor’s Town, esq. by Eliza his first wife, daughter of Redmond Keating, of Kilcowan, co. Wexford, esq. commonly styled Baron Keating. Of this family was Sir James de Ketynge, of Kilcowan, who had writ of summons as a Baron to parliament, 3 Edw. II. Mrs. Caton’s uncle, the late Richard Power, of Clashmore House, co. Waterford, esq. was, during many years, member for that county in the Irish parliament. It was subsequently represented by his sons, Richard Shapland Power, of Clashmore House, esq. and Robert Power, esq. The only surviving child and heiress of the former was married in 1835 to the present Earl of Huntingdon. Of the marriage with Mr. Caton there is surviving issue two sons and a daughter. Mr. Caton was formerly an officer in the 12th Light Dragoons, and served with that regiment in Egypt during the campaign in 1801, for which he received the gold medal, and also the silver war medal with a clasp for Egypt. He was subsequently Major in the 3rd Royal Lincoln Militia.

Source: Urban, Sylvanus, The Gentleman’s Magazine, Obituary, May 1852, p. 533. Available via books.google.com.

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